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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Welcomes Dr. Mick Zais as Deputy Secretary

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today congratulated Dr. Mitchell (Mick) Zais of South Carolina on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Deputy Secretary of Education. Source: New feed

U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Announced

Award Honors Schools, Districts and Postsecondary Institutions for Reducing Environmental Impact and Costs, Improving Health and Wellness, Offering Effective Sustainability Education Source: New feed

Secretary DeVos Approves Alaska and Iowa’s ESSA State Plans

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of the Alaska and Iowa consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). “I am pleased to approve these plans which comply with the requirements of

Parkland parents who lost kids are running for school board – Education Week

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WATCH: A District That Prioritizes Social-Emotional Learning Grapples With How to Measure If It Works – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

The Washoe County school district in Reno, Nev., has been on the forefront of infusing social-emotional learning throughout its schools as a key strategy for improving student engagement, attendance, and high school graduation rates. Source: New feed

No, Teacher Strikes Do Not Help Students – Education Week

When teachers use their students as leverage, they damage their own professionalism, write William J. Bennett and Karen Nussle. Source: New feed

Here's Who Might Fill Capitol Hill's Upcoming School Choice Void – Politics K-12 – Education Week

With two Indiana lawmakers slated to leave the House at the end of this Congress, there will be something of a vacuum for champions of school choice in the House of Representatives. Source: New feed

Phila. Schools Take a Systematic Route to Better Discipline – Education Week

The school system is taking a “continuous improvement” approach to ironing out the kinks in a sweeping rollout of discipline reforms aimed at curbing school suspensions. Source: New feed

Social-Emotional Learning: Goal-Setting and Relationships Are Part of District’s Academic Core

The Washoe County school district in Reno, Nev., has been way ahead of most other districts in its approach to social-emotional learning, especially in measuring students’ SEL skills, which are part of the district’s accountability system. Education Week, which first

Student Self-Advocacy Requires Deeper Policymaking – Learning Deeply – Education Week

Policymakers should develop and exemplify deeper learning competencies in order to ensure that all students have opportunities to develop them as well. Source: New feed